Kerstin Schwarz with her Cristofori and Silbermann piano in the park of Schloss Sanssouci, August 2018, photo: Simon Chinnery
Kerstin Schwarz with her Cristofori and Silbermann piano in the park of Schloss Sanssouci, April 2018, photo: Simon Chinnery
During the regulation of the Cristofori action of the copy in Grafrath near Munich, October 2018, photo: Christoph Hammer

Broadcast of the concert from 21st September 2019 at Royaumont Abbey

J.S.Bach at the Prussian court of Frederick the Great

1. Konzert: "The keyboardists of the court", Philippe Grisvard with the Silbermann piano
2. Konzert: "The Musical Offering" Le Petit Trianon and Jean-Luc Ho at the Silbermann piano

Link to the Website of Radio France, where you can listen to both concerts

The Clavecin Roïal - a Saxon square piano with a special Stoßmechanik and various stops

Sound samples CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH
Fantasia in B-flat major Wq 61/3 (1786, Kenner und Liebhaber, VI, mp3, 6'26)
Fantasia in C major Wq 59/6 (1784, Kenner und Liebhaber, V, mp3, 9'04)
Fantasia in C major Wq 61/6 (1786, Kenner und Liebhaber, VI, mp3, 6'33)

pianist: Pablo Gómez Ábalos
recording: Christopher Greenleaf

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The Clavecin Royal, finished in May 2019
The copy of the Cristofori piano from 1722 in the museum in Rome before the concert on the 30th June 2019
the Cristofori piano (copy 1997) in the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence
the copy (2013) of the Gottfried Silberman piano from 1749
detail of the Cristofori spinet from 1690 (copy 2003)
detail of the ebony harpsichord copy (2009)
the oval spinet from 1690 after the restoration in 2012
Square piano by Johannes Zumpe & Gabriel Buntebart, London 1776, restored 2016 for the Museu de la Música in Barcelona
Francois Gallon, Aline Zylberajch,Vincent Liévre-Picard, Philippe Grisvard, Aurélien Delage and Roldan Bernabé during the rehearsal for the concert on the 18th dicembre 2019 in the Salle Cortot in Paris

Projects up date for 2020

Costruction of a new Gottfried Silbermann piano.

Exhibition “Giuseppe Tartini e la cultura musicale dell’illuminismo" from 16th September 2020 to 15th January 2021 in Padova, in the Museo Diocesano, with a new Cristofor piano

Square piano Zumpe & Buntebart, London 1776, Museu de la Música Barcelona

Concert recording 14th September 2013
20th Silbermann-Tage Freiberg/ Saxony

D. Scarlatti, Sonata in f minor
Andreas Staier
Cristofori piano
J.S. Bach Prelude/ Fuge in g# minor
Andreas Staier
Silbermann piano